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Stanislav Geissler
From Studio to Salon Centrepiece
Posted in: Features, People, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

Painting Dustman from Mile End Stanislav Geissler has just celebrated having his sculpture/painting Alexander McQueen v David Bowie-The Last Dress Up as the centrepiece at the recent Salon des Refuses exhibition organised by Happenstance Framing at the Candid Arts Trust, Islington. What’s Hot London? readers can take a peek in his studios to see his […]

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Reviews

The Duce’s Boxer
Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

On June 14th The Italian Cultural Institute in Belgravia hosted a screening of this documentary about a little known black Italian boxer called Leone Jacovacci who lived for a while in London, adopting the English name John Douglas Walker while he pursued his fighting career. He actually first started to box in the British Army […]

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Highlights

  • Heavy Metal Yoga
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    One wouldn’t immediately associate this loud and aggressive rock genre with the peaceful, spiritual healing of yoga but in a rapidly changing world where West meets East, such a concept was inevitable. Launched by Stubhub at Gymbox (Bank), you get to ditch Kundalini clothes and don Metallica and Iron Maiden teeshirts. These unconventional yoga classes […]

  • Novel London: First Chapter Readings
    Posted in: Books, Highlights

    Novel London takes place every first Friday in the month and gives authors a platform for their recently published novels. These writers read first chapters from their work to an appreciative audience at Waterstones bookshop, Covent Garden and then face a Q & A. This introductory glimpse of their creative work is there to whet […]

  • From Selfie to Self-Expression
    From Selfie to Self-Expression
    Posted in: Highlights, People, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

    The official announcement for the winner of the Saatchi selfie competition was a red-carpeted affair with a champagne reception attended by leading lights from the art world. The judges, (Tracy Emin among them) voted Dawn Wooley from Cambridge the winner for her selfie The Substitute. Dawn told What’s Hot London? the inspiration behind this photo […]

  • Spring Nightlife With a Summer Holiday Atmosphere
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Food & Dining, Highlights

    The first signs of spring sunshine and committed club-goers amongst you will welcome the warmer weather and the hotter nightlife! This Saturday’s Half Moon Glow party at Juju Chelsea recreates the holiday atmosphere of the Thailand party night it’s named after. The original Koh Phangan Beach Party takes place on a tropical desert island with […]

  • The London Book Fair 2017
    Posted in: Books, Events & Festivals, Highlights

    The London Book Fair merged with London Book & Screen Week in a way that suggested more marketing than serendipity. An estimated 25,000 people attended this March 14-16 event at the London Olympia which brought together both big name publishers and hopeful independents offering titles across every genre. Penguin Books and Harper Collins hogged the […]

  • Spring and Summer 5k and 10k Runs
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    With the spring season now in full effect, there’s no excuse not to get those jogging bottoms and running shoes on and shake off that winter slumber. There’s a lot going on around London with 5k and 10k runs for both novice and experienced runners and one or two taking place in some pretty inspiring […]

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